Candidates appearing for the subject of Electrical Engineering (Code: EE) in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2024 can check out the detailed syllabus here. The paper consists of 10 sections with various topics under each section.

**Section 1- Engineering Mathematics**

**Linear Algebra**

- Eigenvectors
- Systems of linear equations
- Matrix Algebra
- Eigenvalues

**Calculus**

- Theorems of Integral Calculus
- Mean Value Theorems
- Evaluation Of Definite And Improper Integrals
- Maxima And Minima
- Partial Derivatives
- Multiple Integrals
- Vector Identities
- Fourier Series
- Directional Derivatives
- Surface Integral
- Line Integral
- Volume Integral
- Stokes’s Theorem
- Divergence Theorem
- Gauss’s Theorem
- Green’s Theorem

**Differential equations**

- Cauchy’s Equation
- Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations With Constant Coefficients
- First-Order Equations (Linear And Nonlinear)
- Method Of Variation Of Parameters
- Partial Differential Equations
- Initial And Boundary Value Problems
- Euler’s Equation
- Method Of Separation Of Variables

**Complex variables**

- Solution Integrals
- Cauchy’s Integral Theorem
- Analytic Functions
- Cauchy’s Integral Formula
- Laurent Series
- Taylor Series
- Residue Theorem

**Probability and Statistics**

- Conditional Probability
- Sampling Theorems
- Mean
- Mode
- Median
- Standard Deviation
- Discrete and Continuous distributions
- Random Variables
- Poisson Distribution
- Binomial Distribution
- Normal Distribution
- Correlation Analysis
- Regression Analysis

**Section 2- Electric circuits**

**Network elements **

- Dependent Sources, R, L, C, M Elements
- Ideal Voltage And Current Sources
- Network solution methods: KVL, KCL, Node And Mesh Analysis
- Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

- Resonance
- Transient Response of dc & ac networks
- Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis
- Balanced Three-Phase Circuits
- Two-Port Networks
- Complex Power And Power Factor in ac circuits
- Star-Delta Transformation

**Section 3- Electromagnetic Fields**

- Electric Field Intensity
- Coulomb’s Law
- Electric Flux Density
- Divergence
- Gauss’s Law
- Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions
- Effect Of Dielectric Medium
- Biot-Savart’s Law
- Capacitance Of Simple Configurations
- Ampere’s Law
- Curl
- Self And Mutual Inductance Of Simple Configurations
- Lorentz Force
- Inductance
- Faraday’s Law
- Magnetomotive Force
- Magnetic Circuits
- Reluctance

**Section 4- Signals and Systems**

- Average Value Calculation for any General Periodic Waveform
- Shifting and Scaling Properties
- Representation of Continuous and Discrete-Time Signals
- Linear Time-Invariant and Causal Systems
- Laplace Transform and Z Transform
- R.M.S. Value
- Sampling Theorem
- Fourier Series Representation of Continuous and Discrete-Time Periodic Signals
- Applications of Fourier Transform for Continuous and Discrete-Time Signals

**Section 5- Electrical Machines**

- Single-phase transformer: Equivalent Circuit, Open Circuit And Short Circuit Tests, Phasor Diagram, Regulation And Efficiency
- Three-phase transformers: connections, vector groups, parallel operation

- Electromechanical Energy Conversion Principles
- Auto-Transformer
- DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating
- mode of operation and their characteristics, speed control of dc motors
- Three-phase induction machines: principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked-rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control
- Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance and characteristics, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motors
- Types Of Losses And Efficiency Calculations Of Electric Machines

**Section 6- Power Systems**

- Models And Performance Of Transmission Lines And Cables
- Basic Concepts Of Electrical Power Generation
- Ac And Dc Transmission Concepts
- Economic Load Dispatch (With And Without Considering Transmission Losses)
- Electric Field Distribution And Insulators
- Series And Shunt Compensation
- Distribution Systems
- Bus Admittance Matrix
- Per-Unit Quantities
- Gauss- Seidel And Newton-Raphson Load Flow Methods
- Power Factor Correction
- Voltage And Frequency Control
- Symmetrical Components
- Principles of Over-Current, Differential, Directional And Distance Protection
- Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Fault Analysis
- Circuit Breakers
- System stability concepts
- Equal Area Criterion

** Section 7- Control Systems**

- Feedback Principle
- Mathematical Modelling And Representation Of Systems
- Transfer Function
- Transient And Steady-State Analysis Of Linear Time-Invariant Systems
- Block Diagrams And Signal Flow Graphs
- Stability Analysis Using Routh-Hurwitz And Nyquist Criteria
- Root Loci
- Bode Plots
- Lag, Lead And Lead-Lag Compensators
- Solution Of State Equations Of LTI Systems
- P, PI And PID Controllers
- State-Space Model

**Section 8- Electrical and Electronic Measurements**

- Measurement Of Voltage, Current, Power, Energy And Power Factor
- Bridges And Potentiometers
- Instrument Transformers
- Oscilloscopes, Error Analysis
- Phase, Time and Frequency measurement
- Digital Voltmeters And Multimeters
- Time And Frequency Measurement

**Section 9: Analog and Digital Electronics**

- Simple diode circuits: Clamping, Clipping, Rectifiers
- Amplifiers: Biasing, Equivalent Circuit and Frequency Response

- Oscillators And Feedback Amplifiers
- Operational amplifiers: characteristics and applications; single stage active filters
- Active Filters: Sallen Key, Butterwoth, VCOs and timers, combinatorial and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, demultiplexers, Schmitt triggers, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters.

**Section 10- Power Electronics**

- Static V-I characteristics and firing/gating circuits for Thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion
- Buck, Boost And Buck-Boost Converters
- Single and Three-Phase Configuration Of Uncontrolled Rectifiers
- Bidirectional ac to dc Voltage Source Converters
- Voltage And Current Commutated Thyristor Based Converters
- Magnitude And Phase Of Line Current Harmonics For Uncontrolled and Thyristor-Based Converters
- Single-Phase And Three-Phase Voltage And Current Source Inverters
- Power Factor And Distortion Factor Of ac to dc Converters
- Sinusoidal Pulse Width Modulation

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